A different Rimini: art, music and Fellini

A different Rimini: art, music and Fellini

From 04/03/2024 to 04/06/2024

From: € 930,00

Discovering Federico Fellini's Rimini, between art and music

The story of a surprising city that most of all represents provincial Italy but still capable of embracing the "best"of itself becoming a universal city: from Fellini's cinema, to the great artists of the past, to the great Opera in the renovated Teatro Galli with Puccini's Turandot.

A comfortable stay in the historic Grand Hotel di Rimini, recognised as a national monument, is just the first step in a journey that will lead us to discover a different Rimini, in the footsteps of one of its most iconic characters. We are going to dedicate a whole day to Federico Fellini ;visiting Borgo San Giuliano and Castel Sismondo with the Fellini Museum.

Let's move to Santarcangelo, ancient medieval village rich in architectural beauties which have given it the title of Art's City This is the Hometown of great artsits such as Tonino Guerra, screenwriter of famous movies like Amarcord by Federico Fellini.


We go back to Rimini to follow the richness of this city leading us towards its art and history inside the City Museum. To complete our journey let's enjoy a night of great Opera at the renovated Teatro Galli with Puccini's Turandot.

Block notes:
  • Grand Hotel Rimini  - The hotel represents La Dolce Vita and it's the place of Fellini's imagination par excellence
  • Music - Turandot at Teatro Galli
  • Art - Masterpieces by Giotto, Piero della Francesca, Giovanni Bellini, Guido Cagnacci
Day 1 - Wednesday, april 03rd ‘24 - arrival in Rimini

Arrival in Rimini by own means. Accomodation at

Grand Hotel Rimini – 5*L  - https://www.grandhotelrimini.com/ 

This historic hotel was declared a national monument in 1984. Opened in 1908 on the seafront in Marina Centro, the Grand Hotel Rimini offers luxurious accommodation with all comforts: satellite TV and minibar, hairdryer, slippers and toiletries. The early 20th-century Art Nouveau style can be found in the original parquet flooring and in some original pieces of furniture such as desks, chairs and armchairs. We have reserved Executive rooms. Rooms will be available in the early afternoon.

3.30 pm: Meeting with the guide in the hotel lobby and departure by coach to the historic centre for "a glimpse of Rimini". 

We will visit the city by foot with a focus on the Roman Rimini, starting from the Augustus Arch and going on with a visit to the City Museum, which houses Roman remains (Domus del Chirugo) and Malatesta's 14th century and 17th century works: from paintings by great masters such as Giovanni Bellini and Ghirlandaio, to sculptures by Agostino di Duccio, and prestigious medals by Pisanello and Matteo dè Pasti.

Return to the hotel by foot. 

8 pm: Dinner at La Dolce Vita restaurant inside the hotel.

Day 2 - Thursday, april 04th ‘24  –  Rimini / Santarcangelo di Romagna / Rimini  

Breakfast in hotel.

Morning: Departure by coach to Santarcangelo di Romagna, an ancient medieval village 10 km north of Rimini. This is a place of great charm for its strong identity linked to the Romagna values, for its atmosphere of a large village shaped by a fair pace of life and for its architectural beauty made up of noble buildings, town houses, alleyways and small squares ensuring Santarcangelo the title of City of Art. Moreover, this is also a town that has been the birthplace of great artists, in particular Guido Cagnacci, an authentic master of seventeenth-century painting, and Tonino Guerra, a screenwriter for famous directors including Federico Fellini's Amarcord.

During our guided walk we will visit the Chiesa Collegiata where the altarpiece with Baby Jesus, St Joseph and St Eligius, signed and dated 1635 by Guido Cagnacci, is kept, and stop at the Stamperia Artigiana Marchi (Marchi Artisan Printworks), which still uses a 17th-century mangle, unique in the world for its size and weight.

1.00 pm: Lunch in Santarcangelo in a selected restaurant

At the end return to Rimini.

Afternoon: Visit to the "Treasures of Rimini".

A walking tour through the historic centre, discovering important city churches, which guard a rich heritage of art, with outstanding names such as Giotto and the masters of the 14th century Rimini, Piero della Francesca and Leon Battista Alberti, Guido Cagnacci and Antonio Trentanove.

The tour ends with a visit to the splendid ancient rooms of the Biblioteca Gambalunga.

5.45 pm Return to the hotel by bus

Free dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3 - Friday, April 05th ‘23 –  Rimini

Breakfast in hotel.

Morning: Meeting with the guide in hotel. Walking tour through "Rimini Felliniana".

The itinerary will introduce the two souls of Rimini, the historical one and the seaside resort, having as its thread the places dear to one of Rimini's most famous citizens: film director Federico Fellini. It will start from the Grand Hotel, which forms part of the guided tour, then cross Viale Principe Amedeo with its historic villas and the picturesque Borgo San Giuliano, ending with the visit of Castel Sismondo, home to the new and fascinating Fellini Museum.

Afterwards return to the hotel by coach. Free lunch and free time at disposal


6.45 pm: Transfer by coach to the city centre.
Pre-opera aperitif in a venue near Teatro Galli

8:20 pm: TEATRO GALLI DI RIMINI - Opera TURANDOT 

At the end return to the hotel by coach. Overnight.

Day 4 - Saturday, April 06th ‘23 – Rimini and departure

Breakfast in hotel and check-out. Farewell and departure by own means.

INDIVIDUAL QUOTES (min 20 people)

In double room: 930,00 euro
Supplement DUS room: 180,00 euro

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
  • 3 nights in executive room with breakfast in 5*L Grand Hotel Rimini
  • Tour Leader in italian language;
  • Gran Turismo Bus transfer on April 3rd Hotel - Historic Center / April 4th Transfer to Santarcangelo and Historic Center-Hotel / April 5th Hotel-Teatro Galli-Hotel;
  • Guided visit to Rimini with an Art Historian on April 3rd (afternoon), 4th (morning/afternoon), 5th (morning) in italian language;
  • Entrances and visits as mentioned in the programme;
  • Welcome dinner (meat menu) in hotel on April 3rd, water, wine, coffee included; (on request fish menu - supplement: € 10,00 per person)
  • Lunch in selected restaurant in Santarcangelo di Romagna on April 4th, drinks included
  • Pre-opera aperitif near the theatre on April 5th;
  • Balcony ticket for the Opera Turandot at Teatro Galli; (on request stall ticket- supplement € 40,00 per person)
  • Earphones rental for the visits
  • Medical-baggage insurance      
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
  • € 4,00 city tax per person/ night to be paid on spot;
  • Travel to/from Rimini;
  • Extra, tips and everything not mentioned in the section “included in the price” 

  • The organizer reserves the right to cancel the trip, WITHIN AND NOT MORE THAN 30 days before departure, if the minimum number of participants has not been reached. In this case, the paid fee would be fully refunded.
  • The visits order may change for operational needs 

HOW TO BOOK:

The booking becomes effective upon receipt of:
1. completed and signed travel contract
2. deposit required by bank transfer

DEPOSIT:

Upon booking, a Eur 350,00 per person deposit and any insurance premium for the "trip cancellation" policy is required.
Cancellation insurance can only be confirmed at the same time as registering for the trip.

BALANCE:

30 days before departure (by March 4th, 2024)

CANCELLATION

In case of CANCELLATION by the customer, the following penalties will be applied, in addition to the fee insurance:

  • 20% of the participation fee for cancellations within February, 02nd 2024
  • 30% of the participation fee for cancellations within February, 17th 2024
  • 50% of the participation fee for cancellations within March, 04th 2024
  • 75% of the participation fee for cancellations within March, 24th 2024
  • from March, 25th 2024 no refund in case of cancellation

Medical-baggage insurance included in the package

ADDITIONAL INSURANCE POLICY

It is possible to subscribe the "Travel cancellation" coverage  simultaneously with the travel booking (regulation sent on request)
Amount per person € 24,00 euro (people till 74 year old) -  € 40,00 euro (people from 75 year old)

Day 1 - Wednesday, april 03rd ‘24 - arrival in Rimini

Arrival in Rimini by own means. Accomodation at

Grand Hotel Rimini – 5*L  - https://www.grandhotelrimini.com/ 

This historic hotel was declared a national monument in 1984. Opened in 1908 on the seafront in Marina Centro, the Grand Hotel Rimini offers luxurious accommodation with all comforts: satellite TV and minibar, hairdryer, slippers and toiletries. The early 20th-century Art Nouveau style can be found in the original parquet flooring and in some original pieces of furniture such as desks, chairs and armchairs. We have reserved Executive rooms. Rooms will be available in the early afternoon.

3.30 pm: Meeting with the guide in the hotel lobby and departure by coach to the historic centre for "a glimpse of Rimini". 

We will visit the city by foot with a focus on the Roman Rimini, starting from the Augustus Arch and going on with a visit to the City Museum, which houses Roman remains (Domus del Chirugo) and Malatesta's 14th century and 17th century works: from paintings by great masters such as Giovanni Bellini and Ghirlandaio, to sculptures by Agostino di Duccio, and prestigious medals by Pisanello and Matteo dè Pasti.

Return to the hotel by foot. 

8 pm: Dinner at La Dolce Vita restaurant inside the hotel.

Day 2 - Thursday, april 04th ‘24  –  Rimini / Santarcangelo di Romagna / Rimini  

Breakfast in hotel.

Morning: Departure by coach to Santarcangelo di Romagna, an ancient medieval village 10 km north of Rimini. This is a place of great charm for its strong identity linked to the Romagna values, for its atmosphere of a large village shaped by a fair pace of life and for its architectural beauty made up of noble buildings, town houses, alleyways and small squares ensuring Santarcangelo the title of City of Art. Moreover, this is also a town that has been the birthplace of great artists, in particular Guido Cagnacci, an authentic master of seventeenth-century painting, and Tonino Guerra, a screenwriter for famous directors including Federico Fellini's Amarcord.

During our guided walk we will visit the Chiesa Collegiata where the altarpiece with Baby Jesus, St Joseph and St Eligius, signed and dated 1635 by Guido Cagnacci, is kept, and stop at the Stamperia Artigiana Marchi (Marchi Artisan Printworks), which still uses a 17th-century mangle, unique in the world for its size and weight.

1.00 pm: Lunch in Santarcangelo in a selected restaurant

At the end return to Rimini.

Afternoon: Visit to the "Treasures of Rimini".

A walking tour through the historic centre, discovering important city churches, which guard a rich heritage of art, with outstanding names such as Giotto and the masters of the 14th century Rimini, Piero della Francesca and Leon Battista Alberti, Guido Cagnacci and Antonio Trentanove.

The tour ends with a visit to the splendid ancient rooms of the Biblioteca Gambalunga.

5.45 pm Return to the hotel by bus

Free dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3 - Friday, April 05th ‘23 –  Rimini

Breakfast in hotel.

Morning: Meeting with the guide in hotel. Walking tour through "Rimini Felliniana".

The itinerary will introduce the two souls of Rimini, the historical one and the seaside resort, having as its thread the places dear to one of Rimini's most famous citizens: film director Federico Fellini. It will start from the Grand Hotel, which forms part of the guided tour, then cross Viale Principe Amedeo with its historic villas and the picturesque Borgo San Giuliano, ending with the visit of Castel Sismondo, home to the new and fascinating Fellini Museum.

Afterwards return to the hotel by coach. Free lunch and free time at disposal


6.45 pm: Transfer by coach to the city centre.
Pre-opera aperitif in a venue near Teatro Galli

8:20 pm: TEATRO GALLI DI RIMINI - Opera TURANDOT 

At the end return to the hotel by coach. Overnight.

Day 4 - Saturday, April 06th ‘23 – Rimini and departure

Breakfast in hotel and check-out. Farewell and departure by own means.

INDIVIDUAL QUOTES (min 20 people)

In double room: 930,00 euro
Supplement DUS room: 180,00 euro

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
  • 3 nights in executive room with breakfast in 5*L Grand Hotel Rimini
  • Tour Leader in italian language;
  • Gran Turismo Bus transfer on April 3rd Hotel - Historic Center / April 4th Transfer to Santarcangelo and Historic Center-Hotel / April 5th Hotel-Teatro Galli-Hotel;
  • Guided visit to Rimini with an Art Historian on April 3rd (afternoon), 4th (morning/afternoon), 5th (morning) in italian language;
  • Entrances and visits as mentioned in the programme;
  • Welcome dinner (meat menu) in hotel on April 3rd, water, wine, coffee included; (on request fish menu - supplement: € 10,00 per person)
  • Lunch in selected restaurant in Santarcangelo di Romagna on April 4th, drinks included
  • Pre-opera aperitif near the theatre on April 5th;
  • Balcony ticket for the Opera Turandot at Teatro Galli; (on request stall ticket- supplement € 40,00 per person)
  • Earphones rental for the visits
  • Medical-baggage insurance      
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
  • € 4,00 city tax per person/ night to be paid on spot;
  • Travel to/from Rimini;
  • Extra, tips and everything not mentioned in the section “included in the price” 

  • The organizer reserves the right to cancel the trip, WITHIN AND NOT MORE THAN 30 days before departure, if the minimum number of participants has not been reached. In this case, the paid fee would be fully refunded.
  • The visits order may change for operational needs 

HOW TO BOOK:

The booking becomes effective upon receipt of:
1. completed and signed travel contract
2. deposit required by bank transfer

DEPOSIT:

Upon booking, a Eur 350,00 per person deposit and any insurance premium for the "trip cancellation" policy is required.
Cancellation insurance can only be confirmed at the same time as registering for the trip.

BALANCE:

30 days before departure (by March 4th, 2024)

CANCELLATION

In case of CANCELLATION by the customer, the following penalties will be applied, in addition to the fee insurance:

  • 20% of the participation fee for cancellations within February, 02nd 2024
  • 30% of the participation fee for cancellations within February, 17th 2024
  • 50% of the participation fee for cancellations within March, 04th 2024
  • 75% of the participation fee for cancellations within March, 24th 2024
  • from March, 25th 2024 no refund in case of cancellation

Medical-baggage insurance included in the package

ADDITIONAL INSURANCE POLICY

It is possible to subscribe the "Travel cancellation" coverage  simultaneously with the travel booking (regulation sent on request)
Amount per person € 24,00 euro (people till 74 year old) -  € 40,00 euro (people from 75 year old)


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